A simple list of customers is not always enough to meet your business needs. Contacts is a feature that allow you to fill in contact information for the contacts associated with a given customer. It is by no means necessary to have contacts for your customers, but it makes sense in the case where the product is sold through a partnership or the customer has contacts who wants a copy of the invoice and other special cases.
A contact has to be marked as one or more of the following:
Invoice is sent to contact
Delivery adress from contact is used and appended to parent customers' invoices
The contact is an EAN contact
A contact can only be created as the child of an existing customer. Contacts can't be subscribed to your products or have a payment method associated with them.
## What's Next
If you are a developer you probably want to review the [API on contact](🔗) and the [contact object](🔗).
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